Real Leaders

Real Leaders UNITE 2024 – Day 3: Shine

At UNITE, a Star is Born By Day 3, everyone had decided to stay at Kona Kai and form an independent nation of impact businesses. Just kidding, but what if, right? All jokes aside, Day 3 started with a surf session for the daring and a cacao ceremony for the contemplative. A cozy breakfast led […]

Why Every Company Needs to Be a Media Company

Connecting with people on a human level through content is the only way companies will win inthe digital age. In the digital era, it’s no longer enough to merely have the lowest prices or best products. Everybusiness needs to create good content to remain relevant. Whether you’re selling shoes orsoftware, capturing the attention of your […]

3 Oversized Problems Looking for Creative Solutions

Oversized Visitors  A cruise ship leaves Venice, Italy (above). The cruise ship, which arrived in Venice for the first time in 17 months, signaled the return of tourists after the coronavirus pandemic but enraged those who decry the impact of the giant floating hotels on this world heritage site. Natural and heritage sites around the […]

Meat the Future. New Film Explores the Rise of Meat Alternatives

“I’m excited about the documentary because it’s solution-focused and proposes a way forward, to reduce methane, to reduce water and land use, to lessen the suffering of animals, and to prevent future viral outbreaks. I hope it sparks your imagination and inspires change.” — Dr. Jane Goodall A character-driven, deep dive into the game-changing world […]

2 Speaking Tips That Will Help Deliver a Powerful Message

How can I convince an audience to see things my way? This is a significant and current issue because there are so many strident viewpoints out there and because audiences are attempting to armor themselves against being held hostage to personal perspectives. You can either lie your way through your pitch like Putin — which […]

Speak with Impact: Presenting Yourself as Powerful Yet Authentic

As a woman pitching investors who may primarily be men, how do I represent myself as powerful yet authentic? Great question, and thanks for having the honesty and insight to ask this rarely spoken conundrum. Through doing pitches to investors, I have found that the winning formula is authenticity and competency. This means that you […]